June 3, 2008

I wrote a couple of articles last week that deal with setting goals – and why pregnancy is an especially good time to set out some goals. Of course, I think it’s important to have goals throughout all of your mothering career. And what I’m going to talk about today is especially important for all

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May 29, 2008

I wrote yesterday about the introspection and motivation pregnancy brings. Why emphasize this during pregnancy? It’s because it’s true. You’re probably already thinking about things you’d like to get done. You’re thinking about practical projects you want to get done (organize the house, get baby supplies, make sure the house and yard are safe, etc.)

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May 27, 2008

A ‘care model’ is how your doctor or midwife takes care of you. The Midwifery Model of Care gives you not just appointments, but time and real support. It’s a superior prenatal care model for use with pregnant women.  You often find that doctors give quick appointments.  Go in, get a quick physical check, ask

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May 21, 2008

I am 39 weeks, 3 days pregnant and I’ve just had streaky white and red mucus come out when I went to the bathroom. Does this mean that labor will be starting soon? Answer: Mucus that is streaked with blood is usually what’s called a “bloody show” and it’s a good indication that labor is

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May 14, 2008

by Jenn (Meyer) I have a daughter who will be turning 1 soon. We have co-slept with her in our bed from day one. However, with her first birthday looming and plans for a baby brother or sister in the works, we feel it is time to start slowly transitioning her into her own crib

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